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“Boston State House” Transferware Plate

“Boston State House” Transferware Plate


Staffordshire transferware plate by Enoch Wood & Sons, circa 1825.


Dimensions: Approximately 8½” diameter.



The border is decorated with a pattern of wild roses.


The center bears the image of the State House building with a horse and carriage and individuals in the foreground.


The reverse is undecorated.


Built around 1795, the Boston State House was designed by the self-taught architect Charles Bulfinch, who also built state houses for Connecticut and Maine based on his design for the Somerset House in London. This view represents the appearance of the State House in 1804.


At least 6 potters used this structure as a view, including Ridgway, Rogers, Stubbs, and Mintons.



“Historical Staffordshire An Illustrated Check-List” by David & Linda Arman.


“American Historical Views on Staffordshire China” by Larsen.


“Historical Staffordshire: American Patriots and Views” by Snyder.


Condition: In excellent condition consistent with age and usage. Please examine the photos; they are part of the description.

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